24 – 26 MAY 2023, ČAKOVEC, CROATIA


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Preliminary Agenda

Wednesday, 24 May: C-UAV Technology: Advancements and Challenges
9:30 – 10:00 Opening Ceremony Participants: Međimurje County, City of Čakovec, UK Embassy (TBC), Israel Embassy, Mario Šercer (Metal Centre), Nataša Gajski Kovačić (Konfa Media)
10:00 – 10:20 Next-Generation Cyber-Centric Counter-UAV Technology for Sensitive Environments – Marina Aibinder, D-Fend Solutions
10:20 – 10:35 Long Range drone jammer hunter FD and handheld drone jammer hunter XRS Jammers – Dymstec
10:35 – 10:50 Mobile Counter-UAV Systems, Igor Tešanović, RiniGARD
10:50 – 11:20 Networking coffee break
11:20 – 11:50 Clearing the Air: Mitigating Drone Risks and Creating Safer Spaces; Ken Liddell, OSL
11:50 – 12:10 Unmanned Systems in the Protection of Critical Infrastructure; Zvonko Orehovec, DOK-ING
12:10 – 12:30 The legal framework for C-UAS activities in the Republic of Croatia; Dejan Markač, Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Croatia
12:30 – 12:50 CUAV technology comparison; Jergus Tatos, D-fend Solutions
12:50 – 13:30

Panel discussion:

How can we effectively defend against the security threats posed by drones through innovative technologies and strategies, while navigating the technical challenges of this emerging threat in a global context?

13:30 – 14:30 Networking Lunch
14:30 – 15:00 Transfer to the Airport
15:00 – 18:00 Flight Zone Demonstrations, Airport Čakovec (Zrinskih 5, 40000, Pribislavec)
19:00 Networking Party, Metal Centre Čakovec


Thursday, 25 May: UAV Applications and Innovations
9:00 – 9:20 Regulation (EU) 2021/664 on the regulatory framework for U-space; Mišo Mudrić, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb:
9:20 – 9:40 The Use of Drone Technology in Protecting the Borders of Bosnia and Herzegovina; Svevlad Hoffmann, Border Police of Bosnia and Herzegovina
9:40 – 10:00 Remotely piloted aircraft systems; Marko Đulić, Croatian Border Police
10:00 – 10:20 Resilient Navigation System: Safe & Secure Navigation for UAV in GNSS Denied Environment, Radim Peřina, Honeywell
10:20 – 10:50 Networking coffee break
10:50 – 11:10 Drones in Civil Protection; Aleksandar Ljubljanović, Directorate of Civil Protection of the Republic of Croatia
11:10 – 11:30 Maximizing Your Drone Operations: Legal Flying Guide, Pilot Training, and Fleet Management Solutions; OneDrone
11:30 – 11:50 UAV technologies; Elbit, Israel
11:50 – 12:10 Advanced technologies in perimeter protection; Vito Lalić, Zees & Konica Minolta
12:10 – 12:30 Body Cams, ORQA/AKD
12:30 – 13:10

Panel discussion:

How can we ensure safe and effective integration of drone technology into various industries and sectors, while addressing regulatory and legal challenges and maximizing the potential of innovative drone technologies in areas such as border protection, civil protection, firefighting, and more?

13:10 – 14:10 Networking Lunch
14:30 – 15:00 Transfer – airport
15:00 – 18:00 Flight Zone Demonstrations, Airport Čakovec (Zrinskih 5, 40000, Pribislavec)
19:10 Transfer – dinner (from Mental Centre)
20:00 Official Show Dinner – Bajkovita šuma (Ul. Vladimira Nazora 29a, 40311, Lopatinec)


Friday, 26 May: Robotics and Future Technologies


9:30 – 9:50 Robots in Civil Protection; Mladen Vinković, Directorate of Civil Protection of the Republic of Croatia
9:50 – 10:20 SILVANUS Project: Innovative Wildfire Protection Using UAV and UGV Technologies; Krishna Chandramouli, Venaka Treleaf
10:10 – 10:30 DJI Technology; One Drone
10:30 – 10:50 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) used in combat operations globally; Ivan Galović
10:50 – 11:20 Networking coffee break
11:20 – 11:40 DroneWISE Project Follow-Up: Lessons Learned and Future Plans
11:40 – 12:10 Enhancing Airport Security with PRAETORIAN Project: A Successful First Live Demonstration; Končar Digital, Zagreb Airport and RiniGARD:
12:10 – 12:30 Empowering SMEs Through Horizon Europe: Key Tips and Insights for Accessing and Succeeding in EU-Funded Projects; Jelena Levak, Project Manager and Consultant
12:30 – 13:10


Panel discussion:

How can emerging technologies, such as UAVs, UGVs, and robotics, be utilized to improve disaster response and public safety, while addressing the regulatory and security challenges they present?

13:10 – 13:15 Closing Show – Nataša Gajski Kovačić (Konfa Media)
13:15 – 14:15 Networking Lunch


May 24


9:30-10:00 Opening ceremony & Welcome speeches of eminent officials

10:00-13:30 Conference // Presentations


15:00-18:00 Demo Flight Zone

19:00 Networking Party


May 25


9:30-13:30 Conference // Presentations


15:00-18:00 Demo Flight Zone

20:00 Dinner

May 26



9:30-13:00 Conference / Presentations

10:00-12:00 ADMA TranS4MErs xChange Event

10:00 – 13:00 Robotics Competition



We are bringing to one place Autonomous Systems and Technology: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and Ground Vehicles (UGV), as well as Counter-UAV and Robotic Technology.

Metal Centre Čakovec
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Airport Čakovec
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xChange Event
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Supported by

Medimurska zupanija
TZ Međimurska županija


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